Articles tagged with: CASL
The startup of the first new US nuclear reactor in more than 20 years benefited from advanced simulation capabilities carried out on OLCF systems by the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors.
CASL staff created the annual Education Council Summer Student Workshop, which took place at ORNL June 17–19.
Several OLCF Staff Members were recognized at the November 7 Awards Night Event.
A team representing Westinghouse Electric Company and the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light-Water Reactors (CASL), a Department of Energy (DOE) Innovation Hub led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has received an International Data Corporation HPC Innovation Excellence Award for applied simulation on Titan.
Researchers with CASL are simulating fuel rod stabilization on ORNL’s Titan supercomputer.
Ernest Moniz, the newly confirmed secretary of energy, visited ORNL and the OLCF on June 3.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently made a quick visit to ORNL, where he got a briefing on advanced computer simulations of nuclear energy and even took a turn experiencing the 3D environment of a virtual reactor’s nuclear core.
Through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC), allocations were awarded to five projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-impact research related to DOE’s energy mission. They are already providing insight into important efforts such as advancing the clean-energy agenda and understanding the Earth’s climate.